In this June 5, 2008 photograph Mississippi author and Jackson resident Josephine 

In this June 5, 2008 photograph Mississippi author and Jackson resident Josephine Haxton, who writes under the pen name Ellen Douglas, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at her home in Jackson, Miss. She was 91. Douglas'  stories, novels and nonfiction were set in Mississippi and dealt candidly with race relations, families and the role of women. (AP Photo/The Clarion-Ledger, Vickie D. King) NO SALES
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In this June 5, 2008 photograph Mississippi author and Jackson resident Josephine Haxton, who writes under the pen name Ellen Douglas, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at her home in Jackson, Miss. She was 91. Douglas' stories, novels and nonfiction were set in Mississippi and dealt candidly with race relations, families and the role of women. (AP Photo/The Clarion-Ledger, Vickie D. King) NO SALES
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